Striving for excellence, the Lessing's Off-Premise team, comprised of renowned chefs and over 125 years of experience, are leaders in the hospitality industry as world-class caterers. Hosting corporate events, fundraisers, extravagant private affairs and more, Lessing's is proud to offer their clients the best of the best.
Lessing's is excited to offer you multiple venues across New York from famous Long Island mansions, to incredible New York City ballrooms, to a charming Westchester castle.
The Lessing's Off-Premise team is here to coordinate your event down to the smallest of details. For more information about our off-premise catering services, please call our Area Manager, Steve Kirschbaum, 631.656.6899.
Parks and Picnics
Whether you're looking to host a corporate outing by the lake, or a family retreat under a pavilion, our New York State Parks system has much to offer when planning your private affair. From Nassau to Suffolk, we have the availability to organize your event at the park of your choice from the following locations: Heckscher State Park, Belmont Lake, Hempstead Lake, Valley Stream State Park, and Sunken Meadow State Park.
Vanderbilt Mansion at Dowling
150 Idle Hour Blvd, The Vanderbilt Mansion at Dowling, Oakdale, New York
Your gala celebration deserves a setting that is equally luxurious. No matter the reason for gathering, you will find a setting to match at Vanderbilt Mansion. Breathtaking water views will delight your guests as they are instantly transported back to the turn of the century, when times were simpler and celebrations were elaborate. Vanderbilt Mansion is the perfect setting for your wedding, corporate affair, or private fundraiser.
34 Muttontown Lane, East Norwich, NY
The Chelsea Mansion offers one of the most stunning settings on Long Island, listed on the National Register of Historic Places and located on the northern end of the Mutton Town Preserve on Long Island. Chelsea Mansion's majestic setting, timeless elegance, exquisite service, and delectable cuisine will have your guests raving for years to come. Whether planning a wedding, corporate event, fundraiser, or gala celebration we assure you it will be "fit for royalty."
1 Brecknock Road, Greenport, NY
Brecknock Hall is a North Shore gem located in Greenport. Featuring sprawling manicured lawns, a patio for tented celebrations, 4 parlor rooms, private suites for both bride and groom, and space to accommodate up to 200 guests. Whatever the season, Brecknock Hall is the ideal setting for all of life's celebrations; weddings, corporate affairs, fundraisers and more.
311 W 34th Street, New York, NY
One of New York's most versatile and elegant special event destinations, The Hammerstein is the premier location for meeting and event planners. Combining 75-foot ceilings with state-of-the-art lighting, suitable for the most complex of events, and the charm of a century-old former opera house, The Hammerstein "wows" at every private event.
125 W 18th Street, New York, NY
Possibly the most adaptable room in New York City, the Metropolitan Pavilion can host events from dinners and wedding receptions, to product launches and fashion shows, meetings and exhibitions, and more. Boasting original 19th-century architecture, the Metropolitan Pavilion will impress any guest. Modern technologies are available including extensive entertainment interfaces, electrical distribution, and Wi-Fi.
450 W 31st Street, New York, NY
New York City's "one of a kind" loft space with a roof top terrace is Studio 450. With unbelievable skyline views, Studio 450 can accommodate corporate events, media events, bat/bar mitzvahs, weddings, and more.
517 W 37th Street, New York, NY
This ground floor private event space is the perfect location for media affairs, cocktail receptions, fashion shows, and corporate events. Located one block from the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan, this industrial style catering facility with high gloss white floors, features 25-foot ceilings, a beautiful garden, and 4500 square feet of usable space for your memorable event.
267 5th Avenue, New York, NY
The Midtown Loft is a premier New York City catering location, accommodating up to 300 guests. With an upbeat style and sense of sophistication, the Loft is located on the world's most famous avenue, 5th Avenue. Providing stunning views of the city skyline is an understatement. From weddings and private affairs, to fundraisers and trade shows, the Midtown Loft redefines your idea of New York City event spaces.
463 West Street, New York, NY
Ramscale overlooks all of lower Manhattan, the Hudson River, and New York Harbor. Located in the former home of Bell Labs, where Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham Bell both worked, from sunrise to sunset, Ramscale offers romantic opportunities for weddings and sophisticated settings for corporate affairs.
Golf & Body
883 6th Avenue, New York, NY
New York City's premier private country club is Golf & Body. From corporate affairs to product launches, Golf & Body offers a country club feel in a busy Manhattan setting. Combing these two worlds, Golf & Body is the most unique setting for your private event.
2 E 79th Street, New York, NY
The Fletcher-Sinclair mansion has been home to the Ukrainian Institute of America since 1995 and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1977. Featuring beautiful woodwork and wonderful architectural details, step back in time and experience the true wonder of yesteryear during your private affair.
New York, NY
As classic as it sounds, a Central Park affair is truly a "once in a lifetime" experience for the hosts and guests. From iconic gardens and pavilions, to bridges and waterways, there are many opportunities to find the perfect location to fit your desires. Events in Central Park feel worlds away from the hustle and bustle of New York City, all while enjoying the best of what Manhattan has to offer.